FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley travel to take on Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 9 out of 13 times.

The last time the two teams met at Ipswich Town was back in August 1999, over five years ago, with Ipswich Town annihilating their visitors 6 - 1 in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovBarnsley1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 29 MayIpswich Town4 - 2BarnsleyD1PO
1999/2000Sat 05 FebBarnsley0 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 30 AugIpswich Town6 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1998/1999Sat 12 DecIpswich Town0 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1998/1999Sat 14 NovBarnsley0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
1996/1997Sat 18 JanBarnsley1 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Tykes have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 51 points from their 40 games played so far, Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 40 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Tractor Boys. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Barnsley 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.